Virtual Champagne and Real Gratitude

For One Night Only is published today and now available through all ebook platforms. I won’t be launching the book in the traditional manner but I would still like to…

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Finding the Right Word

I am busy engaging in the old must-sharpen-pencils-before-I-can-write strategy. Procrastination, as it is commonly known. But as I write on a laptop, I don’t need the pencils. Perhaps I could…

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This Stands For That – writers and their characters

Fiction writers often bump up against the assumption, made by readers and reviewers, that their main characters are the writer’s cipher for themselves. I know of one writer who was…

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The Golden Dice by Elisabeth Storrs – a review

Having nursed a passion for the ancient Classical world since childhood I’m always up for a good novel set in those times. Mary Renault played a big part in my…

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